Men are especially vulnerable to temptation in times of stress. A wife’s emotional support is critical and these times. Husbands need the wisdom, perspective, and spiritual strength of their spouses.
Pain is a part of life. And it’s in these “crucibles” our identity is shaped. Hard times are a transformative experience.
I once heard an older person say, “I’m not older, I’m just further ahead of you.” It made me stop and think. And it helped me make a paradigm shift in the way I perceive age and older people.
As Christians we’re called to be gracious and loving, but we’re not called to be doormats. Sometimes enough is enough.
One day you’ll have a tombstone. What will it say?
If there’s no hope, there’s no spring. But because there IS hope, the winter you’re enduring will end.
We dare not allow Easter to pass without sufficiently rejoicing in and declaring our hope. It is Jesus Christ—the miraculously resurrected Son of God—who remains the object of our worship and the subject of our praise.
How do you stay young? Keep developing your mind, maintain your sense of humour, pursue your dreams, and never stop seeking and serving God.